To recap, dependency injection annotations are used so that Angular would know what it should be injecting even when code is obfuscated/minified. This is a regular service with injection in ES5:
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And that example with explicit annotations would look like so:
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How does this play along with ES6 classes?
The above example as a class looks like this:
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And in order to add proper annotations to it, simply add this line at the bottom:
That’s all there’s to it, if you insist on adding these manually.
But please, stop doing it like an animal, and incorporate something like babel-plugin-angularjs-annotate. Given that you’re using ES6, you very likely already transpiling your code into ES5, and this plugin can simply go over your code at that point and add these as necessary, given little hints. I’ve written more about it here.
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